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Still Life with Flowers, Shells, a Shark's Head, and Petrifications

Antoine Berjon, French, 1754 - 1843

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

42 1/2 × 34 9/16 inches (108 × 87.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 399, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

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Purchased with the Edith H. Bell Fund, 1981

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Sale, Sotheby's, London, November 26, 1980, lot 14 [1]; with P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London; sold to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 26, 1981. 1. Sotheby's has no record of prior owners (communication of January 28, 2004, curatorial file), nor does Colnaghi (letter of July 27, 2005).

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